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Poster: DeadDave50 Date: Mar 14, 2007 1:57pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: This is just stupid!!!!!!!

Drug companies hook us on drugs,but the sick and near dead get threatened for smoking pot to help with pain...

Court: Dying can be charged for using marijuana
POSTED: 2:00 p.m. EDT, March 14, 2007
Story Highlights
• Appeals court rules dying not immune from drug charges for marijuana use
• Doctor says marijuana is only drug keeping Angel Raich alive
• Raich has a brain tumor and chronic nausea, her doctor says
• She sobbed when told of the court's decision
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SAN FRANCISCO, California (AP) -- A California woman whose doctor says marijuana is the only medicine keeping her alive is not immune from federal prosecution on drug charges, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday.

The case was brought by Angel Raich, an Oakland mother of two who suffers from scoliosis, a brain tumor, chronic nausea and other ailments. On her doctor's advice, she eats or smokes marijuana every couple of hours to ease her pain and bolster a nonexistent appetite as conventional drugs did not work.

The Supreme Court ruled against Raich two years ago, saying that medical marijuana users and their suppliers could be prosecuted for breaching fede

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Poster: Arbuthnot Date: Mar 14, 2007 2:36pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: This is just stupid!!!!!!!

hate to be morbid, but i'm moving back to parts unknown upon the demise of my mother; this country is a joke of a democracy, with personal freedoms stripped away left and right, by both parties, stratocaster has it right, period.

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Poster: stilldead77 Date: Mar 14, 2007 3:26pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: This is just stupid!!!!!!!

Thailand is a nice place...

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Poster: Arbuthnot Date: Mar 14, 2007 3:39pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: This is just stupid!!!!!!!

stilldead77 ... yes, i've heard this, from friends who've visited, and others who have taught there, just like yourself ... hope to make it myself that way one day, cheers, T.

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Poster: stilldead77 Date: Mar 14, 2007 3:51pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: This is just stupid!!!!!!!

The door is open brother...we need more Dead Heads here.

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Poster: Arbuthnot Date: Mar 14, 2007 3:55pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: This is just stupid!!!!!!!

hey, thanks man ... by the way, i know you've posted it in the past, and i know i saved it, but if you saw the bookmarks area of my browser, you would think the gd forum well-ordered in comparison, ha, ha! can you post the link to your myspace again???

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Poster: stilldead77 Date: Mar 14, 2007 6:07pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: This is just stupid!!!!!!!

Here it is:

www.myspace.com/simplysatsang

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Poster: Arbuthnot Date: Mar 14, 2007 6:12pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: This is just stupid!!!!!!!

thanks J., that Hari Hari Om is just special and beautiful, knew there was a reason i remembered your site!

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Poster: stilldead77 Date: Mar 14, 2007 9:03pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: This is just stupid!!!!!!!

Thanks man, that just made my day. Ya know as a musician, you dig down deep and turn inspiration and creativity into sound and watch as it flows out to another heart. There's much more music on the way, stay tuned brother.

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Poster: cush11 Date: Mar 14, 2007 3:45pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: This is just stupid!!!!!!!

Well, this sounds pretty serious, but I'm going to jump in anyway... need to talk...

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Poster: robthewordsmith Date: Mar 14, 2007 2:54pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: This is just stupid!!!!!!!

The price of freedom is the loss of liberty, eh? What kind of lame horse are we all being sold here I wonder. Good luck be with you, Arbuthnot, wherever you fetch up.

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Poster: Arbuthnot Date: Mar 14, 2007 3:02pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: This is just stupid!!!!!!!

What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly ... it would be strange indeed if so celestial an article as FREEDOM should not be highly rated.

~ Thomas Paine

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Poster: tigerbolt Date: Mar 14, 2007 3:15pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: This is just stupid!!!!!!!

sad the u.s. is ranked 37 in health care but number 1 in military.i think we can balance this out a lot better.hope we do.http://www.photius.com/rankings/healthranks.html http://www.mapsofworld.com/world-top-ten/world-top-ten-military-spending-countries-map.html

This post was modified by tigerbolt on 2007-03-14 22:15:53

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Poster: stratocaster Date: Mar 14, 2007 2:09pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: This is just stupid!!!!!!!

the Soviet United States...